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    Kristen Bocanegra
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Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce

Do you need a way to make use of the plentiful apple harvest this fall? How about making your own apple sauce?

Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce

Eaten by itself or worked it into some of your favorite fall muffin or bread recipes, this homemade treat is a true American classic. With no added sugar and tons of incredible flavor, momme meals Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce is bound to be a new home favorite and is great for your little one as well.

 

 Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce
Recipe Facts

Yield
2 1/2 cups

Prep Time
  5 min

Cook Time
  5 min

Total Time
10 min

Nutritional Benefits
  • Fiber
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin C

Dietary Info

  

 

Ingredients:
1 1/4 lb apples* (approximately 5 apples cored with the skin on)
1/2 cup purified water
2 tablespoons seedless golden raisins (unsulphured)
2 dried dates (unsulphured)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

*Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious work best

Directions:
Wash and core the apples leaving the skin on.
Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce
Place all five ingredients in a microwave safe bowl. Partially cover with plastic wrap or use a wooden/bamboo cutting board to top the bowl so the apples can steam.
Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce
Cook for 4 minutes. Let the contents of the bowl cool slightly before placing in a blender.
To cook on the stove top, place the water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Add in the remaining recipe ingredients and reduce to a simmer. Partially cover and allow to cook for 10 minutes. Remove the pot from heat and allow to cool slightly before placing in a blender.
Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce
Mix ingredients until smooth. (a commercial grade blender will result in the best texture).
 
Have warm apple sauce on the spot or store it in you refrigerator for up to five days.
Slightly Spiced Apple Sauce

Apple sauce freezes beautifully and can last for six months if stored properly. Simply place your apple sauce in a labeled airtight container. For smaller portion sizes, freeze the apple sauce in ice cube trays and pull out anytime to use with avocados for a homemade baby meal or to spread on top of your morning pancakes. Yum!
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    Kristen Bocanegra
  • Good Food Recipes

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